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Definition: 'Ischemia Retinae'

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ischemia retinae

Type: Term

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1. diminished blood supply in the retina due to failure of the arterial circulation; it may occur as a result of arterial embolism or spasm; poisoning, as by quinine; or exsanguination from recurring profuse hemorrhages; bilateral transitory or permanent blindness may result.




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